Getting through an injury

Nothin’ beats a morning run. It’s honestly one of my favorite things in life. 7 solid miles in the books, and my legs felt great. Cruisin’ right along like I’ve never been injured, or didn’t have surgery 2 months ago. Life’s ebbs and flows are so fascinating to me. When I was injured or after…

A Love Letter To My Knee

Dear Knee, Thank you so much for being good to me over the past four months and letting me get through yet another marathon training cycle. I know we’ve had our ups and downs, but I know you want me to complete Boston just as much as I want to. I’ve been trying my best…

The last hurrah before Boston: 21 miles

“OUCH. Running is hard. I have muscles there?! Sweet lord how can I run 5.2 more miles on top of this? I feel like death.” What are, thoughts that were running through my head for the last 3-4 miles of my 21 mile long run on Saturday. I’ll be straight with you, it was not easy. I was…

32,125

… yards swam in the month of January. That’s 18.25 miles! Say whaaaaat?! That’s just crazy to me. It feels like just yesterday I was teaching myself how to swim and I had to stop every 3 lengths to catch my breathe. My trusty Dolphin Ugly has gotten me through a lot. Like that one time…